Mini Muffin Ice Cream Bites & Entenmann’s Giveaway

I am all about entertaining, especially in the summer, when I can host everyone on my patio. I always try to have a dessert, but sometimes I don’t have a lot of time preparing something from scratch. I’ve also noticed kids don’t particularly care for fancy-smancy desserts. That’s were my “cheater’s kitchen” recipes come in. I use items I already have on hand to make desserts that look a little fancier, but are still kid approved. I came up with these easy Mini Muffin Ice Cream Sandwich bites when I was short on time, but wanted something to please both kids and adults.  Entenmann’s had sent me coupons for their mini muffin bites, I had some ice cream in the freezer and I always keep chocolate melts on hand.  I knew this was something I could pull off in minutes.  Plus, these can be wrapped and frozen to have for any surprise guests.
Muffin Ice Cream Bites

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Easy Saucy Cheese and Mac Recipe plus #freebeef

Do you ever have days when you have no time to cook? When it seems dinner sneaks up on you and you have a bunch of hungry kids asking, “When is dinner? What are we having for dinner?” On those nights I have a kitchen secret. I open what my family calls “the pantry o’ plenty” and pull out a box of Hamburger Helper.  It’s fast and easy. Seriously, Bryan, who couldn’t boil water when we got married, learned to make this as one of his first dishes.  Plus, the kids will never say no to a dish with noodles. It’s the one thing I know they will all agree, although everyone might ask for a different flavor. I even have special add-ins to make a custom hamburger helper recipe; including this one for Saucy Beef and Cheese.

saucy mac and cheese

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Science Made Fun with Eitech

eitech

I try to sneak educational activities into my kids' lives whenever I get a chance. Just ask my kids who complain to their father every time we go on a trip, "Don't let Mom take us anywhere educational! This is supposed to be a vacation!" Obviously, … Read More...

Simple Spring Picture Craft

Simple Spring Pictures

This year I decided to spruce up my space with some seasonal decor. I forked out $5.98 at the local thrift store for a set of frames I liked, and challenged myself to make pictures for the frames for $2.00 or less. I succeeded with my Shamrock … Read More...

M&M Smores Bar Recipe

M&M Smores Bars

Do you ever find one of those recipes you just have to try? I find them all the time and then promptly forget them around dinnertime. I usually remember them around 2 AM and think, "Hey! I need to pick up the ingredients." I was browsing through one … Read More...

SNICKERS® Shake Recipe

Snickers Shake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias Maybe no one else has this problem, but I find it exceptionally hard to concentrate #whenImhungry. I have … Read More...

Give me the Flavor and the Fizz!

Dasani

This is a sponsored post with Dasani and Markerly, but all opinions are my own. My "shocking" confession of the day; I love fizzy drinks. I love the feel of the bubbles sliding down my throat, the taste, even the swooshing sound when I open the … Read More...